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  • Class Descriptions

    Corebody Pilates Plus is dedicated to creating a fun and energizing workout that is a journey for the mind, body and core.
    SPX Pilates
    SPX Pilates class is our signature Lagree Fitness class that works the entire body in just 45 minutes on the PROFORMER Machines! SPX Pilates is a core targeted, fat burning workout to some fun and upbeat music. Classes are designed and taught by certified instructors. The workout will work every muscle in your body and you’ll feel longer, leaner and tighter at the end of each class. It strengthens your body, improves endurance, and jump-starts your metabolism. In addition, this safe and effective workout allows you to stay focused and get ....

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  • Group Fitness  in San Diego - Corebody Pilates Plus - Lagree Fitness… It’s Not Just for Women!

    Lagree Fitness… It’s Not Just for Women!

    It has been touted as “the next evolution in physical fitness,” it’ll get your heart pumping, your sweat flowing and can give you nearly instant results. Lagree fitness , a full-body total conditioning workout created by Sebastien Lagree, may have been made popular by super-models and celebrities , but it is perfect for everyone; women, men, young old, beginner to elite athlete. Sebastien Lagree created the his fitness program to be an improvement on the standard Pilates and has been affectionately known as “ Pilates on steroids
    .” Once Lagree started noticing how many of his clients were hitting the treadmill directly after their Pilates sessions. He had ....

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  • Group Fitness  in San Diego - Corebody Pilates Plus - How a BOSU Ball Benefits Your CoreBody Pilates Plus Training

    How a BOSU Ball Benefits Your CoreBody Pilates Plus Training

    BOSU trainers are now in the studio and will start being implemented into any of our classes at the instructors discretion (based on the routine). Find out how the BOSU ball benefits your CoreBody Pilates Plus training.
    What is a BOSU?
    What is a BOSU? “A BOSU trainer, is a fitness training device, invented in 1999 by David Weck, that can be used with either side up. The name initially came from an acronym standing for “BOth Sides Up” – a reference to the two ways a BOSU ball can be positioned. Both sides of it — the inflatable dome or the flat plastic surface — provide different challenges for your muscles. Whether you use the flat side of the BOSU ....

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  • Group Fitness  in San Diego - Corebody Pilates Plus - Mom’s Guide for Easy Meal Planning

    Mom’s Guide for Easy Meal Planning

    Mom’s are busy ladies! Between making sure the kids have everything they need, spending time with hubby, working in our own careers and (of course!) taking care of ourselves, there just doesn’t seem to be enough hours in the day. Sometimes we just need a little help. That’s why we have created this quick, easy guide for meal planning. Here are our suggestions for easy meal planning:
    Make a Plan
    Spend one day thinking through your week. What activities do you have planned? If little Johnny has a soccer meet on Thursday, what kind of meal can you pre-prepare on that day? How many meals do you actually have to plan for? What is the weather supposed to be like? Sometimes ....

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  • Group Fitness  in San Diego - Corebody Pilates Plus - Mom’s and Daughter’s Make For Awesome Workout Partners at CoreBody

    Mom’s and Daughter’s Make For Awesome Workout Partners at CoreBody

    We have some pretty amazing clients here at CoreBody Pilates Plus studio and some of those that have inspired us the most are mother/daughter workout partners. We recently chatted with a few of these lovely ladies about how they feel about working out with each other and here is what they have to say.
    Belinda and Jennifer
    Why is it important to stay fit?
    I started with core body Jan of 2014 to get in shape for my wedding in Sept. I loved it so much I knew it wouldn’t be a “just for the wedding” workout. That’s why I’ve been able to stay with core body & make it a lifestyle instead of a short lived workout to get in shape just before a big life ....

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  • Group Fitness  in San Diego - Corebody Pilates Plus - 5 Power Breakfast Recipes You’ll Love

    5 Power Breakfast Recipes You’ll Love

    We’ve all heard before that breakfast is the most important meal. But do you know why? Eating a good breakfast gives your body the nutrients and energy it needs to start the day, and makes you less susceptible to cravings and fatigue later on. It’s especially important if you are an active individual, as the foods you eat fuel your body for an effective workout, and help your muscles recover properly afterwards. Eating a good breakfast is just as important as that cup of coffee. And if you’re in need of some new, healthy recipes, we’re here to help. Below are 5 power breakfast recipes that will help jump start your day, and get you through, the right way: ....

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  • Group Fitness  in San Diego - Corebody Pilates Plus - How One CoreBody Student Shed 22 Pounds

    How One CoreBody Student Shed 22 Pounds

    We are blown away with the weight loss success of one our students. Divine Cook has shown great commitment and discipline with lifestyle changes and she was kind enough to share her story with us, and how CoreBody was a part of her success. We recently asked Divine how she was able to lose 22 pounds in the past eight months, here is what she had to say…
    Tell us about yourself
    My name is Divine Cook. I am 24 years old. I was born in Virginia and moved to California in 2010. I studied musical theater at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia and Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York. My ultimate dream is to pursue acting. I absolutely love to sing, dance, and act. I currently ....

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  • Group Fitness  in San Diego - Corebody Pilates Plus - 6 Week Summer Slim Down Challenge

    6 Week Summer Slim Down Challenge

    Ready to look the part this summer?
    Whether you want to get into that teensy bikini this year, are planning a vacation, or just want to feel more comfortable and confident in shorts and tanks, we want to help you reach your goals! We are kicking off our 6 Week Summer Slim Down Challenge
    When is it?
    Monday, April 28 th – Sunday June 7 th What is it?
    24 POINTS in 6 weeks.
    Attend 1 Class = 1 Point Bring a Friend = 2 Points Attend a FitCamp = 2 Points Rack up Points by Referring your friends to the Studio or to the Fitcamp, its that simple. We can track the points from our end, but do let us know when you refer a Friend PRIZES:
    1st Prize – $100 Cash ....

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  • Group Fitness  in San Diego - Corebody Pilates Plus - 10 Ways to Lose 10 Pounds (or more!)

    10 Ways to Lose 10 Pounds (or more!)

    Losing weight isn’t a one-size-fits-all proposition. Everybody is different with different chemistry, perspective, food preference and more. What works for one person, may not necessarily work for the next. Sometimes unwanted weight can creep on (so sneaky!) and we find ourselves wanting to get it back down, or perhaps we simply want to slim down for a season (hello summer!) No matter what your motivation, we have curated a few tips – guaranteed to appeal to nearly every body type – to help you reach your goals.
    Here are 10 ways to lose 10 pounds
    1. Drink more water
    Water is actually an appetite suppressant, so if you commit to drinking a full glass before a meal, ....

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  • Group Fitness  in San Diego - Corebody Pilates Plus - What is Tabata?

    What is Tabata?

    Think you can do anything for 20 seconds? Then you’ll love Tabata ! Tabata is a variant of HIIT ( High Intensity Interval Training ) which consists of four minutes of 20 second intervals of hard training followed by 10 seconds of rest repeated 8 times. Hence the alternative name of the 4 minute workout (8 x 20 seconds effort + 8 x 10 second rest = 4 minutes) with 10 seconds rest. Tabata training was popularized in Japan by Dr. Izumi Tabata . He and a team of researchers from the National Institute of Fitness and Sports completed a study to determine the efficacy of Tabata Interval Training. He set out conducting research with the Japanese Olympic speed-skating team. Testing two ....

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  • Group Fitness  in San Diego - Corebody Pilates Plus - 5 Ways to Bust Through a Weight Loss Plateau

    5 Ways to Bust Through a Weight Loss Plateau

    Are you hitting a weight loss plateau? Here are 5 things you can do to BUST through a Weight Loss Plateau
    1. Cycle Your Calories
    Make changes that keep your body from adapting to the demands you place upon it. Zig-Zag your calorie intake. Zig-zagging, or calorie cycling , is the process of varying daily calorie intake, while maintaining the same weekly intake. 2. Start Resistance Training
    Resistance Training has shown to melt away Fat but its important to change things up. Adding a H.I.I.T (High Intensity Interval Training) to your routine can do just that. In fact, H.I.I.T has been shown to rev up your metabolism. That in turn, kicks up the weight loss process. Read ....

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  • Group Fitness  in San Diego - Corebody Pilates Plus - Yoga vs Pilates: Which Is Right For You?

    Yoga vs Pilates: Which Is Right For You?

    Pilates and yoga practitioners will tout the benefits of their practice with zealous rage. But to you, the novice, the workouts look very similar, if not identical. So how do you know which one is right for you? We’ve compiled a list of attributes that accompany both of the workouts and we’ll let you decide which one fits your needs. Often times, it ends up being a little bit of both!
    Breaking down the differences…. it’s Yoga vs Pilates. Which is right for you?
    YOGA
    You are looking for a deeper mind/body connection.
    Meditation is something that is very important to you.
    You are looking for greater flexibility, strength and mobility of joints.
    A practice that ....

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  • Group Fitness  in San Diego - Corebody Pilates Plus - [Recipe] Quinoa Stir Fry

    [Recipe] Quinoa Stir Fry

    Quinoa is an excellent grain to have in your pantry. It is naturally gluten-free and contains iron, B-vitamins, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, calcium, vitamin E and fiber. It is one of only a few plant foods that are considered a complete protein and comprised of all pernine essential amino acids. Ingredients:
    2 Teapoon(T) olive or coconut oil 1 Teaspoon(T) minced garlic 1 Teaspoon(T) + 1 tablespoon(t) sambal chili paste ½ t ground cayenne Salt & pepper ½ c chopped red & yellow peppers (a frozen pepper-onion mix works great for this) 1 c frozen mixed vegetables of your choice (okay to cook from frozen or thawed) 1 c cooked quinoa ½ c chopped kale 2 ....

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  • Group Fitness  in San Diego - Corebody Pilates Plus - Pilates and the Mind-Body Connection

    Pilates and the Mind-Body Connection

    Pilates is a well-rounded workout. Anyone who has been practicing pilates for longer than a few months can testify to the fact that it is much, much more than a means to obtaining sculpted abs. Pilates is an expressway to achieving both a fit body and mind. Not many other workouts can claim this title. Many people come to a Pilates class in the hopes of gaining a taut tummy, easing joint pain or just improving all around physical performance, but what so many end up coming away with is all of this plus a sense of inner peace and serenity. So what exactly is it about Pilates that makes it a one stop health shop and it’s benefit of mind-body connection? Multiple studies have ....

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  • Group Fitness  in San Diego - Corebody Pilates Plus - 6 Ways Lagree Fitness Can Transform Lives

    6 Ways Lagree Fitness Can Transform Lives

    Lagree Fitness is basically pilates on steroids, it takes the regular workout and turns it into a fat burning, carb kicking hour of sweat. And with so many celebrities like, Britney Spears, Ben Stiller and Kim Kardashian jumping on the Lagree train it’s hard to not want a piece of the revolutionary workout. But, what exactly makes the Lagree method so great?
    Cardiovascular Endurance:
    Lagree Fitness keeps your heart rate elevated at a safe level for an extended amount of time. This in turn, increases endurance which allows you to exercise longer and harder.
    Muscular Strength:
    The quickest way to build lean muscle is through resistance training. Lagree is all about using ....

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  • Group Fitness  in San Diego - Corebody Pilates Plus - [Recipe] Skinny Avocado & Roasted Vegetable Sandwich

    [Recipe] Skinny Avocado & Roasted Vegetable Sandwich

    Looking for a quick, easy and healthy lunch option? You’ll love this creamy, vitamin-packed roasted vegetable sandwich. Pre-make and pack in your work lunch for a post-workout fuel-replenisher. INGREDIENTS
    2 slices soft whole wheat bread
    ½ avocado
    2 tablespoon hummus ( you can also use basil pesto)
    2 table spoon roasted red bell pepper (thinly sliced)
    cucumber, sliced into thin rounds
    thinly sliced red onion
    1 tablespoon olives, thinly sliced
    handful baby spinach leaves
    1 zucchini , sliced
    1 tablespoon crumbled feta cheese INSTRUCTIONS
    Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and spray with cooking spray.
    Place sliced zucchini and onion in ....

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  • Group Fitness  in San Diego - Corebody Pilates Plus - 3 Easy Ways to Fit in a 45 Minute Workout

    3 Easy Ways to Fit in a 45 Minute Workout

    If you’re like many of us, starting off the new year on the right foot often means making a resolution to living a healthier life: eat better, workout more, etc. And , if you’re like most of us, you quickly abandon this notion a few weeks in. Let’s face it, lifestyle changes are sometimes hard to make. What if you could stick to your healthy resolution by carving out an extra hour a day to get your workout in? It’s possible and here’s how. You’ll want to start by finding the most efficient workout out there, such as what Corebody offers . Then you’ll want to find the time in your day to make it happen. Once you do, your body will thank you! ....

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  • Group Fitness  in San Diego - Corebody Pilates Plus - 5 Unexpected Health Benefits of Pilates for Newbies

    5 Unexpected Health Benefits of Pilates for Newbies

    Pilates is more than a growing fad of the past decade; it’s a proven exercise system that has changed bodies since the 1920’s. Traditional Pilates was originally developed to help soldiers returning from war to rehabilitate faster, the core strengthening and spinal aligning health benefits is now practiced by more than 11 million people . Since its inception, there have been a few technological advances to the equipment and the method has been updated to provide even more results. The Lagree Method of Pilates is a proven system with incredible results – think Pilates on steroids. What can a beginner expect from Lagree Fitness? There are many health benefits of ....

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  • Group Fitness  in San Diego - Corebody Pilates Plus - 10 Celebrities Who Love the Lagree Method

    10 Celebrities Who Love the Lagree Method

    There is no doubt that Sebastien Lagree knows what he’s doing in – and beyond – the world of Pilates. In fact, not only does he know what he’s doing, he’s turning the traditional Pilates method on its head! The Lagree Method has been referred to as “Pilates on steroids” – it’s fast, efficient and super-effective. So, it’s no surprise that celebrities have jumped on the Lagree Method Fitness train!
    Here are 10 Celebrities Who Love the Lagree Method:

    Sophia Vergara
    Courtney Cox
    Brooke Burke
    Jennifer Aniston
    Bob Saget
    Vanessa Hudgens
    Kim Kardashian
    Alessandra Ambrosio
    Marcia Cross
    Sarah Stage What sets Sebastien ....

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  • Group Fitness  in San Diego - Corebody Pilates Plus - What is Lagree Fitness?

    What is Lagree Fitness?

    If you’ve been tuned in to the fitness world at all, you’ll undoubtedly have heard of the latest Pilates method – that of Sebastien Lagree, also known as Lagree Fitness™. Celebrities, trendsetters, even Victoria’s Secrets models are all touting this highly effective workout method for it’s efficiency, strength training and innovation.
    So, what is Lagree Fitness™?
    Lagree Fitness™ has been used by celebrities such as Courtney Cox, Brooke Burke and Jennifer Aniston , and is widely considered the most innovative
    and aggressive approach to full body conditioning. It’s a slow constant burn that “effectively integrates the key ....

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